Sustainability made simple

Ellen Pokorny

Ellen Pokorny writes freelance articles on Utopia.org.


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Homemade Face Cream: Hydrate Your Skin Naturally

Say goodbye to expensive store-bought creams and hello to radiant skin with our easy homemade face cream recipe featuring natural ingredients. Read more


best boardwalks on the east coast

The 16 Best Boardwalks on the East Coast

The east coast has some amazing beaches and boardwalks to explore. Here are the best boardwalks on the east coast — get ready for your next adventure! Read more


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Is Your Plant Drowning? 7 Signs of Overwatering Plants & How to Fix It

Don't let overwatering kill your plants — learn how to spot and fix the common signs of overwatering plants and watch them flourish. Read more


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Combat Seasonal Allergies with Natural Remedies: Our Top Picks

Allergies got you down? Instead of reaching for over-the-counter medication, try these natural remedies for seasonal allergies to feel better. Read more


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7 Beautiful Flowers to Plant in March & Other Spring Gardening Ideas

Get your garden blooming with these 7 stunning flowers to plant in March! Plus, discover more spring gardening ideas to inspire your green thumb. Read more


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How to Freeze Butternut Squash Sustainably (3 Ways, No Plastic)

Freezing is a great way to ensure you always have your favorite foods nearby when you crave them. Check out how to freeze butternut squash to enjoy this fall favorite year-round. Read more


Is beeswax vegan?

Is Beeswax Vegan? The Gist of the Debate (+ 5 Vegan Alternatives)

Whether beeswax is vegan or not really depends on your definition of veganism. Read on to find out what there is to consider. Read more


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Pickled Walnuts: Make the Healthy Snack in 7 Steps

You should definitely add pickled walnuts to your snack list — they're extra healthy and well-preserved this way. Learn how to make them at home in seven easy steps. Read more